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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 19, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta VOL. II. LETHBRIDQE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, MAY 19, IQM. NO. IM. MAYOR PLANS TO IMPROVE SQUARE By Erection Of City Hall and Landscape Gardening Mayor Henderson is working out a plan regarding the Square. He is securing plans from the city engineer and others regarding some arrange- ment the Square. These will be used as a basis of discussion by the council with Mr. Gait regarding t.ne improvement of the Square. If a plan can be decided on the city can go ahead with the landscape. garden- ing. The plan suggested -by the mayor is to have the, city ..'hall on the centre of the south half facing Crabb street, a fountain in the cen- tre and walks, drives and plots in other parts. This, of is only one of a hundred possible plans and the final arrangement-will have to be made between Mr. Gait and. the city. 3Ir. Gait may have some plans that -the city would have to consider in making their plans. There is a proposition also to place station on the north half of the Square. BARRETT MUST HANG LOYAL TO THE CORE Man Who Murdered Deputy Warden Stodman at Edmonton Edmonton, May sentence you, Gerry R. Barrett, to be taken back to your cell in the penitentiary, there to remain until July 14th and then to be hanged by the neck until, you are dead." With these words, His Worship, Justice Harvey at 7 o'clock last even- ing passed sentence upon Barrett, the life convict at the. Alberta pen- itentiary, for the cold blooded murder of Deputy Warden Stedman, on the morning of April 15th in the car- penter shop at the penitentiary. The hearing of the evidence in the case wag concluded at 5 o'clock after which both counsel and the judge addressed the jury at length. The six jurors then filed out of the court room and after five minutes de- liberation returned with a verdict of guilty. HE WANTS TO HOLD HIS JOB Loading Americans Up With Cheerful Yarn TO DROP PROTESTS Ottawa, Ont.., May is under-' stood that all federal- election -pr- iests in Quebec and Manitoba 'will be dropped as will also the protests in Ontario, with tne exception of those in North Lanark against Tho- burn, sitting member and West Pe- terboro, which is represented by J. R. Stratton. Chicago, 111., May the claims made by Canada oi immense immigration entering its from the United States, C. B. FIFTEEN MILLIONS IN 5 MINUTES posi- U. E. Loyalists Prepared to Help Mother Country Toronto, May strong tion upon the question of Canada's naval policy was.taken by the United Empire Loyalists' Association at its meeting in St. George's Hall last night. A resolution which had pre- viously been endorsed, by the Daugh- Empire was introduced and carried unanimously. The reso.- lutions first expressed hearty appre- ciation and approval of both asso- ciations pf naval defence, resolutions passed by the Dominion. Parliament and then said that Canadian naval service should be organised- -on sufr ficiently liberal and comprehensive scale to provide adequate protection to our coasts and commerce and a contribution to defensive power of the Empire. They will .heartily endorse any action the Canadian Government may take pending organization of the Canadian naval service to make spe- cial and. immediate contribution to the Imperial navy of one or more of the most powerful battleships in the world. House Of Commons Rushes Through Business In Order To Prorogue Ottawa, May The House of Commons today largely devoted its attention to closing up business that prorogation can take place tomorrow. In order to do this it is likely that an all night session will be held. Supply went through' with a rush, an idea of rate being obtainable :from the fact that in fifteen" minutes Mr. Graham "obtained fifteen millions the construction of. the Trahscoatinental. The fact. Mr. Foster and Mr. Monk" to enter a protest, they claiming that Schmidt, commissioner of immigra- tion of the Hock, Island-Frisco lines, has compiled figures .which show that 'during the fiscal year ending June 30, more people" came into the United States from Canada than emigrated from this country to Can- ada. He obtained his figures from reports of commissioners of immi- gration of the United States and Canada. During the year Mr. Schmt-dt finds that left the United States to up homes in while 268 came from Canada to live -in this country, a of in favor of the U. S. MINISTERS TO TOUR Ottawa, Ont., May the close of the session, Solicitor-Gen- eral Bureau -will m'aEe a tour'of in- spection of Canadian penitentiaries. Mr. .Pugsley, Minister 'of'. Public Works, will inspect all of the. im- portant public works of the. Domin- ion.. rush was entirely to dilatory- SHORT OF MATERIAL The city department of works is having difficulty in putting in water and sewer connections, be- ing held tip because of the lack of material. The engineer has wired the manufacturers to hustle the _ stuff along but so far the work is at a standstill, owing to its non-arrival. ALEX. MORRIS IS SHE-RIFF OF RENFREW Toronto, May Alex Mor- ris of Pembroke, lias been appointed sheriff of Renfrew County byithe pro- TiucialUgoverninent to succeed Mr. S. J. who jesjigned some ago .to enter the business arena. The new sheriff is well known in the county and was the defeated. Conser- vative candidate in "North Renfrew in the last provincial. election. Fine, Gift Te. His Native New May'" were made "here today-to establish in To- ronto, Ont., a system of milk depots. for free distribution of Pasteurized milk similar to the Strauss Bureaus in this city. J.- Ross ftobertson, chairman of the Board of Trustees of the. Hospital for sick childrerLin Toronto and proprie- tor ol the Toronto Evening Telegram is the "donor of the new system for his city, although Nathan Strauss will an expert from here to put -it in working order. methods, of the government. Mr.. Gra- ham announced that the new Inter- colonial Eailway Commission would make its headquarters, at Monctp'n, N. B., and not at" Ottawa and this moved Mr. Foster to express the hope that the Minister would. carry out his promise to Callow the commision to i 'run'- the road as a business proposi- tion. If he did this there was some cttance that the Toad would be able to pay its own way and be able to give the people the same Tdnd of service as other railways gave their patrons.' When Mr. Oliver's immigration es- timates .came up ;Mr. Wilson drew attention -to the fact that a man nam- ed .Miller had been defrauding the government by collecting for placing immigrants on farms in On- tario, which had not been earned. Mr. Oliver said that fhe money had been refunded and the man discharg- ed. There had been -no criminal pro7 secution because he did not thini there was anything to be gained. May The Commons sat until three this morning and- estimates were passed in order, Mr; Ayleswortlr getting all his penitentiary estimates through. During the dis- cussion on "these, Mr. Taylor, of New Westminster, against marked admin- istration of the New Westminster pen- itentiary Mr Aylesworth in reply- ing said nothing more than careless- ness had been proved on the officials.- -The House finished all the supply, also putting through a resolution re- garding indemnity for members un- avoidably absent, including- Macken- zie King, prospective Minister of La- bor. ,_ NEW HEAD OF HARVARD Cambridge, Mass., May Lawrence Lowell, who for -the last ten .years has Eaton professor of the Science oi Government at Har- vard, assumed the, presidency University as successor of Charles W. Elliot. There was no ceremony. FIRST STONE LAID ;Edmonton, Alta., May. first stone of the new Parliament buiid- iag was laid thie_afternoon in the WORK ON JAIL THIS YEAR. ;W.; A. -Buchanan, M.P.P.. has been assured by; the Min- ister -of Public Works, that the construction of the' jail will be with -this year. CANON -LOSES CASE London, May Norwich com munion case Canon Thompson ap- pealed against a decree issued the Court of Mercies that he cease denying sacrament .to Mr. and Mrs Banister. The Court of King's Bench today found the refusal of Canon Thompson illegal. Mr. married a deceased wife's sister in Montreal. '_ WILL BRING HIM BACK Calgary, Alta., 'May tions have been-received at Calgary from :the Department of- Justice to send an officer over to Liverpool, Eng.', to bring .Calgary George McKay, the young-mStfi who is charg- ed with obtaining 'll.SOQ by forgery and false, pretenses'.- McKay is a young'. Scotchman and was engaged in the real estate bus- ness .in. Calgary for some time. Putting Wires Underground The government telephone gang is -Urting- in on the work of putting he telephone cables under ground oa Dufferm.street. ".The .exchange office s or this street and the underground ables will be laid' on that street roin Poutts to .Smith street, with ranches up the lanes. YARDMASTER GUILTY Toronto, Ont., gen- ral assizes tonight Thomas Grimes, EAGER TO GET ROBBERS Detectives Rush To Spokane To Get On Trail Spokane, May to the offer of rewards aggregating offered by the. Federal au- thorities and the railroad for the capture and conviction pf bandits who held up and plundered a Great Northern train near Spokane, detect- vcs are gathering here from many jlaces. Several arrived from Denver and the .Pinfccrton force here hats been increased to 20. Spokane po- ice believe that the robbers made here way into Spokane, and a close vatch is kept on' saloons and lodg- ng houses. A number of detectives are working on the theory that the iesperadoes are hiding in the moun- ains back of Colbert." Police and pecial railway men say they do not )dieve that Chas. McDonald, riotor- ous train! robber, who -broke jail ui Helena. -JMont., while awaiting; trial or holding up a Great Northern rain at Rondo, Mont., shared in the ast robbery last Saturday. They, ay McDonald would not be likely to gain invade territory in which he is nown to so many people. Sheriff's posses are. still searching he hills about Colderbert, although ixty hours of the man hunt has ailed to get trace of the. bandits held up the Great. Northern mail Saturday night. In. spite of WANTS TO GET DIVORCE Virginia Manned, tht Actreii, Taket up Residence in Nevada for That Purpose Reno, May report, that Cannot be confirmed is being circu- lated here that Virginia Harned Sou- wife of E. H. 'Southern, has taken up her residence in this city 'for the purpose of gaining divorce re- fused her three weeks ago by Judge Pike. According to the reports, Mrs. Sou- thern has rented a Jaouse in this city and after residing here for three days again resumed her theatrical work. It is given as her intention that she will return here a few days before expiration of six months in her suit for divorce filed at -the" end of the month and declare herself to have been a bon'a fide resident of the state for the period, described, for'the proscribed period. COMES TO A CLOSE Speech From Throne Refers To Recent Legislation OBED SMITH TALKS London, May James Obed Smith, assistant. superintendent of the Royal Society of Arts today on Canada -as a field for investment lay- ing stress on the tendency of investors -to seek only official issue, while the United States capitalists had a clear field: for industrials. The excellent analytic paper was listened fo by .an .influential audience, .Lord Hindliy presiding. CONFERENCE ON NAVAL DEFENCE ate general yardmastsr.of the C.P.E. une hasty patrol of roads leading to t was'... found guilty of de- rauding -his employers- by keeping ames on the payroll and collecting he. money lor himself "after the par- ons had left the service. Sentences At presence oi a number of the gov- ernment officials by" Mri.Stocks, wife of Deputy Minister Stocks. The v cor- ner, stone will be "laid about mid-sum- mer by the Governor. General. THE BEST DAILY 001 NO TO MACLEOD (Macleod Advance.) The Lethbridge Herald is- sued a very creditable supple- ment on Tuesday last. Pic- tares of celebrated baseball fans were shown and valuable information given concerning sporting topics in general. The Herald it tht daily MILITIA CHANGES Ottawa, May ordeis an- nounced the appointment of Col. E.A. Crui'ekshank, commander of 5th Infan- try Brigade, Ontario, to be commander c-f military. district Ncv 13 in .Western Canada in place: of Lieut. Col. Bv the late Col. Evans in command of mil- itary district. No.-10 at jor W: Emmersbn was appointed commander oi 8th Brigade, Canad- ian ,Field Artillery to succeed Colonel Hurdman with title Lieut. Colonel. this ptint tht reading public it Mr. Aylesworth announced that Sir Robert Findlay "had been retained to assist in presentation of Canada and Newfoundland cases before The Hague tribunal against the United States in regard to fisheries. Another lawyer of eminence would be associated .with -him but he has not yet been chosen. He (Aylesworth) would go over with him-ana .would be assisted J. S. Ewart, of Otta- u Mr. Fielding announced that Sen- ator Camptieirs bill dealing with the liability of shipping companies for security of freight in transit could not be dealt with this session on ac- count of prospective opposition. The bill already passed -the.: Senate twice... Australian delegates -to the Imper- ial Press conference arrived in Ot- tawa, this morning aixl .were ed by-the City Council and the Board of Trade, They were given a trip around the city this evening and one o'clock were the guests of Hon. TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS Gep. W. Forest, ex-M. L. A., a leading- Conservative, is ;dead at Am- herst E. M. Far-cell, is .likely to be ap-, pointed to fill one of the senate va cancies in Nova Scotia. The engine room of the Dominion Immigration building at Quebec was destroyed by fire. The loss will be heavy., Grand Trunk earnings for the week ending May 14 show an increase of compared with the same week last year. Edward Shufelt, convicted of burg- lary in Winnipeg, -died in the' insane ward of the Kingston penitentiary. He was committed in July, to five years' imprisonment. J. McFarland, one of the share- holders c-f the Ontario Bank, has filed appeal against the ruling of Referee Kappelle that the. liquidator is not bound to contest claim of the Bank of Montreal of A Royal Humane Society medal has bqcn awarded Lionel Sharp, of Vancouver, for saving a boy's life on April 13th. By the upsetting of a the Petawawa river, JThos. Day, St. Regis, Que.; Jos. N. Jackson, J. Lazare, an unknown from Ogdens? burg, N. Y., who were on their way to the lumber camp, were drowned. The Senate gave a third reading to the bill creating separate depart- ment of labor. Over four hundred thousand logs belonging to Laurentine Paper Co., Merc, and to Edmonton, tave Zucht, Stoney Plain Alta., 3lay, us- the young man from found ;gujlty of man- slaughter recently lor .the killing of Edward Inglis in the at. Stoney Plain Jiy hit-ting :.hirn on the head with a hammer, was sentenced to ten years" imprisonment today. AV. S. .the Stoney: Plain merchant found guilty of defrauding creditors, got three months' impris- onment in the guard room, at Fort Saskatchw- Spokane, there is a belief that they succeeded in slipping into city and arc now hiding here. The police are searching for the foot man with the wrinkled face" and for the man with the checkered trous- but with little result, and al- though two suspects were arrested, they were released. The postoffice inspectors- presume that the .plunder was secured but decline-, to make" an estimate as to the amount involved. Colonial Secretary Presents Views To Government At Ottawa Minister Is The Chairman Ottawa, May H. R. Grant, of Fernie, has been. by the Department of_Ijabprr as nian of the Conciliation Board to deal with -the.... dispute, between the Alberta miners and operators. F.H. Sherman represents the and Colin Macleod. the operators. GAMBLERS CAUGHT ON TRAIN Regina, Sask., May couple of-gamblers were caught playing their trade on the C. P. R. westbound train yesterday-and were put off by "the conductor after he had ordered them stop and they had refused. WORK ON COURT HOUSE The outfit for sta'rtjjng, the con- crete work for the foundation for the courthouse arrived, today and is be ing unloaded and moved to Chas. Douglas of the Department of Public Works will be in charge .of the work as Inspector. Contractors who purpose tendering on the hew court house, can see the plans and specifications by applying to Mr. of; the public works who will have an office on the court days. house site in a few TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS J. B. Grafton, he-ad or the big clothing firm at Dundas, Out., is dead. .For stealing from mails, .a. young postoffice employe named Wilfrid Bishop, of Ottawa, who pleaded guil- ty some days ago, received sentence Ottawa, May the House this morning, the Premier tabled the cor- respondence between the government and imperial authorities iri: reference to naval defence. On March 31st, Earl Grey forwarded to Lord Crewe particul'ars of the debate on Imperial defence .of March. 29th. This was ac- knowledged Crewe on April 20ch who stated. that the Im- perial government' noted with much action; Can- Jffouse. On April 30th "Earl Crewe'writing again said, "I under- stand the Dominion Government prc- poses that its clef ease., minister should come here at an early date to con- fer with the Imperial and naval au- thorities upon technical matters aris- ing upon that- resolution: His Majesty's government have also. before1" the more recent patriotic proposals made by Australia and New .Zealand, demanding very cordial, and careful consideration both as to prin- pie and detail: I desire therefore, to; commend to you. the suggestions, name- ly Conference of representatives of self-governing Dominions convened under the; the conference; of 1907 which provides "for such subsidiary conference should' be held in -tendon early in July. The object ;of this conference would be to discuss general questipas of naval and military defence of the empire with special reference to the Canad- ian resolutions and to the proposals from Australia and New Zealand to which I havt referred. The confer- ence would of course be of purely consultative character in private and its deliberations would be assisted by the presence of members of the.com- Oaawa, May Dominion Parliament closed, its session today. The speech from the throne was as follows: Hon. Gentlemen of she Senate; Gen- tlemen of the House of Commons: In relieving you from further attendance on this session I thank you for the and diligence which you have given to the discharge of duties entrusted to your care and it must be a source of satisfaction-: to. your- solves that you have been able to per- form your labors in a comparatively brief space of time. .pleased to noiice that attention engaged on some measures of .great -importance. .In the first rank oi such measures is to be noted" the amendment of the Rail- way Act, under-which, by joint action of, national government- provincial and municipal authorities, together with the railway- companies, railways crossings are to be femW-'; a constant menace to life- and property thereby' effectually. done away with. Tlte ten million, dollars to the Grand Iru.ik' Pacific Railway will no .doubt; ensure' the completion during the coming season of the sec- tion of the National Transcontiaeatal rail way-'.and will secure to the fast' developing western provinces for this.. year's crop a new competitive outlet towards the sea. The act :o place the Department'of Labor which has .been .existence years under. the direct re- sponsibility -of a of the Crown, exclusively. entrusted with its management, is as was the oft expres- sed wishes of labor organizations and is a further step in a. field -of legisla- tion' wherein Canada, has already tali- en a not unimportant position. The act charging the Secretary of State with special responsibilides in regard to the external .affairs of Can- ada will 'facilitate the transaction. :of business in connection'with that most important branch oi public service. Tiie resolution adopted _ by the House of Commons for the organiza- tion of a Canadian naval service" in operation with and close relation to the Imperial navy is a proper ac- knowledgement of the duties now ap- pertaining to Canada as a nation and as a member of the British Empire. throughout the world seem to be more hopeful than they were four months' ago, when I opened this session and while in Canada we have undoubtedly suf- fered less than other countries during this period of universal depression, it will still be the part pf prudence to exercise care and "economy in all branches. Gentlemen of the. House of Com- mons I .thank" ypa for the provis- ions you have made lor the public "service; .Honourable Gentlemen of'-the" Sen- ate I sincerely hope and pray Almighty. God will, contniue to pour of three years in the penitentiary to- mittee o! imperial defence or of other his blesstogs'' upfln' our country and nrlvisnrc: cif TVTfl-ifatv's day. government. Galician woman, recently from T am addressing a similar message to Robbers On a Train In Georgia Europe with a child two-years-old and reached Toronto from Quebec. meet her husbandxat Ciuebeip. but it' turned out that tish Columbia-. ;child' are being cared .for and' effort ia be-r ing-made to locate the husband. The Railway -is hear- of the Imperial con- ference. i. "I- arnv intimating to--- oiherv.prime I .assume -that as con- BV generally upon. tech- military..mat- other dominions would elect to be; represented the case of Can- ada -through-her'-'minister of defense or failing, 'by some other mem- .Gii.. May hers boarded a S nithorn passenjic.- train at No. 17 at S. "C.', ten miles east of here got the drop on Express Messenger Thom- as L. Huton. knocked him senseless of and ran- sacked the car after throwing the messenger into an empty -express chest. E. C. Burrel, agent of the Southern Company at Augusta stated that the, records show that the rob- bers secured about The average currency expressed is said to be from to The robbers rode into Augusta and left the train: in tha heart "oi the city. The ing application of the London Times for an order directing the Canadian bers of the government." i telegraph coir.panies to transmit press The foregoing was the message messages to Marconi wireless" station I from Prime Minister of United King- at Gloce Bay at samq rates as charg-1 as .president oi the Imperial or! to other points along the Atlan- i conference to Prime Minister of the tic coast Dominion; In transmitting this mos- J. farmer, 76 years old I SJI8e Earl Crewo Rivers Lumber firms, which were held] rpbbeVy was discovered the booms., were carried away by.high j messenger jvas liberated _ Union water in St. Maurice River. Effort station. wi.H be made to stop the .logs at Shawingan or Throe Rivers. It reported that the-foot and rnouth disease has again. broken out in Michigan. Location of the porters en- gaged in unloading the express lo- cated the imprisoned man .by his vigorous kicking within the, chest. Davkl Taylor has to face a charge I taurant of Commons. is m VHKS uoumy, fi-om Detroit. let us now offer him the fervent ex- pression of our gratitude for signal favors which we have Him. Death Of H. H. Rogers New iYork, ilay H. Rogers, the Standard Oil capitalist, died at his. residence in this city today. He arose about half past si.K and began ill. Before anything could be